• Open Banking - what it means for you

    30 September 2020
    What is Open Banking and what does it mean for you?
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  • Changes to Deposit Interest Rates

    22 September 2020

    Deposit rates

    Effective Thursday, 20 August 2020, Easy Street reduced the Easy Savings account by 0.10% p.a.

    Effective Tuesday, 1 September 2020, Easy Street also reduced the Bonus Saver account by 0.20% p.a.

    Our changes to pricing ensure we are able to manage the business sustainably while taking in to account the impacts and needs of both borrowers and depositors.

    Regardless, Easy Street's interest rates for savers remain competitive in the market so we can stay true to our promise of offering you simple value.

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  • Media Release - Easy Street home loan breaks 2% barrier

    02 September 2020


    Easy Street cuts variable home loan rate to record low of 1.95%p.a.1 (comparison rate 1.99%p.a.*) for loans of $750,000-plus

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  • Job subsidies extensions will support economy reboot

    24 August 2020

    As broadly expected, the Government has confirmed JobKeeper and the JobSeeker Coronavirus Supplement will be extended from their scheduled end dates in September, a move aimed at protecting jobs and incomes, as well as supporting Australia’s rebooting economy and real estate markets. 

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  • What does your credit report say about you?

    27 August 2020

    Whether you’re switching phones to save a few dollars or buying a house worth hundreds of thousands, your credit report is usually one of the first check points to get through when applying for credit. Over time, credit reports will begin to tell financial institutions more information about you, with some financial institutions already accessing and sharing this information. This information includes;

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  • Household items you probably didn’t know were flammable

    23 July 2020


    While it’s almost impossible to completely fire-proof your home, experts have said that being aware of any fire risks and mitigating them is key to survival in an emergency situation.

    It’s said that while modern houses and its contents habitually burn faster and at a higher intensity than older homes in previous decades, careful pre-planning can make all the difference to the safety of you and your loved ones. <Link to article>

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  • Easy Street delivers significant mortgage saving to front-line heroes

    28 July 2020


    Courageous community support workers who represent the last line of defence against the insidious COVID-19 pandemic can now secure a home faster thanks to a cost-saving mortgage initiative from Easy Street. 

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  • Get a $25,000 boost to your home renovation or build budget

    22 June 2020



    The Australian Government is currently offering eligible homeowners a $25,000 grant to renovate or build a new home. If you’ve been planning to build your dream home, or renovate your property to turn it into the home of your dreams, now could be the perfect time.

    Under the new HomeBuilder scheme, homeowners will need to spend a minimum of $150,000, up to a maximum of $750,000, on their renovation or build project. The value of the property must be less than $1.5 million to qualify for the grant. 


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  • Are you road ready?

    22 June 2020



    With restrictions lifting many people are getting out and about. Whether it’s part of their daily routine, such as driving to work, driving to buy groceries or driving on a long road trip, it’s always a good idea to have your vehicle in tip-top condition. Here are a few ways to get your car road ready.

    Pay attention to your vehicle

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  • Top tips when working from home

    21 May 2020


    At Community First, you can rest assured that your money is safe, but during uncertain times, your money isn’t the only thing you need to look after. If you have found yourself working from home as a result of the current pandemic, you may be finding a new set of daily challenges. Making sure you keep your health and wellbeing in check during this time is important, which is why we’ve put together our top tips to look after yourself when working from home.

    1.  Get those endorphins pumping

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